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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 31, 1959, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL n AuocUtod UA United Tht Newspaper That Makes All North lowons Neighbors full Wlrw MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY MARCH 31 IMt Copy Thl Consult Ol Two On HOME EDITION HI OldStyle Toys Hard to Locate Reporters Life at Stake in Toy Fair Tour By WILLIAM ZINSSER York Htrald Tribune News Service NEW YORK Not too many people are thinking about Christmas right now but all of Americas toy manufacturers are They have been in town for the annual Toy Fair where they are displaying their new lines and wooing buyers from stores across the country Hearing that this years toys put the accent on outer space I wondered if the industry was still doing anything for children who are groundlings in spirit Are the oldfashioned toys still being made I HURRIED over to the Fair to find out and ran smack or rather pow into a satel lite destroyer for boys A salesman demonstrating it pushed a button that sent a lit tle globe into the air where it remained He told me that this was a satellite headed for earth and bid me intercept it I squinted into a finder sighted the target and pressed a lever a rocket sped through the air Heavy Fog Cause of Fatal Accidents and knocked the satellite out and earth was saved Thats the most sensational toy ever presented to the Amer ican my host an nounced in a transport of ecsta sy and pointed to toys that were also sure to be favorites a jet a i r moon rocket launcher and an ICBM missile launching Do you have any kites I asked THE SCORN on his face launched me out the door faster than any missile and I found myself at the headquarters of YEEEEEEEOOOOOOOWWWWW Doc spare that needle seems to be AP Photofax infected paw The humanlike scene the yelping plea of Rex the terrified was captured by an alert photographer terrier as he gets an injection for an at Toronto Canada the futuristic ackack junior one of whose is that it fits chiltjs This is an authentic replica of the 30caliber machine a salesman w a s saying toa group of buyers patting one of the most authentic weapons ever looks real and it sounds You simply feed this moving polyethylene belt with 30 bullets and shells into the gun and Rattattattat tattattattattat I went into an authentic replica of hitting the dirt a little something I learned in 1943 and began crawling to ward the door on my stomach BUT said the sales man who by then had fired his 30 bullets you havent seen our United States invader set1 or our hand tic replicas of the actual gre nades used in combat designed to fire a standard cap Or our junior peace force Peace forcekit I blub bered I think Id like It turned out to be a paratroop er carbine that is magazine House in Tangle Over More Power for Erbe DES MOINES mov tp revive a bill all pf th states legal assistants unde Atty Gen Norman Erbes con trol was started Tuesday The measure received a ma jority of the votes in the Hous Monday 5440 but failed b fed and fires as fast as you can pull the The worst was over Afte that I browsed in realms of re ative calm and antiquity Cow boy suits were going an so were Indian suits and their related trappings THE ELECTRIC trains ha their old familiar look wit freight cars in many colors an shiny black engines and I only one concession lo the mii ilary tenor of the times A missile age flalcar whicl launches missiles that will hi other trains or ammo As for the dolls they were as pretty and demure as ever They still do nothing more rev olutionary than drink cry and but maybe there IS noth ing more revolutionary than that But I did see a new product called Heart a tiny bat Iowa Truckers to Face Crackdown on Gas in Tanks DES MOINES Uf The state treasurers office Tuesday an nounced a crackdown on lows licensed trucks coming into the state with more than the lega limit of 20 gallons of gasoline in their tanks The new enforcement policy will go into effect April 15 Treasurer M L Abrahamson said The law requires that trucks coming into Iowa carry no more than 20 gallons of gasoline or special fuel Abrahamson said the Iowa at torney generals office has ruled lhat Iowa licensed trucks are not specifically excnip one to get the necessary num votes for passage John Mbwry RMar during House debate said molion to reconsider the bi will be filed There were 14 rep resentalives absent at the tim of the vole EVEN IF bill is rtcon sidered and passed th riouse it faces a rocky recep ion when it goes to Gov Herschel C Loveless office for ignature Loveless said after the Senate passed the bill earlier that the measure is not acceptable to his never has been and never will The Governor vetoed a similar measure two years ago but Re tery that can be easily insert ed in any doll teddy bear or stuffed where its pul sating rhythm can be heard and felt beating hour after hour day after day for many many It has a life expec tancy of more than one year That may be carrying realism too far Little girls have never had any trouble endowing their dolls with names and personalities that last for years often outlasting the doll itself surviving in Ihe memory of Ihe lilllc girl grown old For it is in Ihe imaginalion that Ihe nest games are created and some times an old cardboard carton or orange crale can be Ihe most wonderful toy in the i from Ihe Jaw Therefore w have decided to apply the to Iowa the treasure said The stale presently collects sixcent tax on gasoline and sevencent tax on special fuels Abrahamson said the April 1 dale was set in order to give Iowa truckers time to ge special permits whereby those truckers may carry more than 20 gallons of fuel into Iowa bu laler make an accounting will the treasurers office Statehood Not to Trim Iowas Seats DES MOINES admis sion of Hawaii and Alaska to statehood wont take any con cessional seats from Iowa the Census Bureau has pre dieted A congressional forecast y the Census Bureau Monday ndicated that Iowa would be unaffected by the three House if Representative seats the two lew states probably will get lowever last year the Census Bureau predicted that Iowa will ose one of its eight representa ives in I960 because of faster opulation growth in other tales IOWA RANKS 23RD WASHINGTON W I o w a anked 23rd among n per capita lax paid last year Senate Approves Bill to Permit City Transit Firms DES MOINES bill hich would relieve financial urdens of some privately transil systems has been passed by the Iowa Senate The measure would permit a publican legislators thought they had objections taken care of with an UNDER THE proposal Erb would hire all legal assistant for slate How ever he would have to get th okay of Ihe department hea under w h i c h the worked before making the hir ing Loveless and House Demo crals claimed Ihe bill woult jive Erbe too much authority Erbe contends the bill onlj trengthens the authority which s already given to him under owa Mowry said the bil vould provide for uniform application of the state law be ause all of the attorneys would vork under one office Rep Howard Reppert DDes doines said he opposed the ill because it would make the ttorneys work for two boss Approve Curb in Bus Aid Would Affect Some Schools DES h e Iowa Senate Tuesday passed a bill which would cut off state aid for bus transportation of high school students living within the city limits of a town having less than popula tion By vote of 411 the Senate sent the bill to the House The bill retained a provision which provides that no slate aid will be granted for elementary pupils unless they live more than two miles from the school The same twomile restric tion would also apply to high school students living outside of the city limits THE LONE dissenting vote was cast by Sen Carroll F Mc Curdy DOskaloosa who called the measure a used car McCurdy charged the bill would work a hardship on many high school students who live a long distance from school and said every k i d will have to have a He said high schools will have to provide ex pensive parking lols for Ihe stu dents automobiles The Senate confirmed the ap pointment of Joe S Slong 55 Keosauqua Republican to fouryear term on the Iowa Highway Commission and An drew George 52 Waterloo Re publican to a sixyear term on he Iowa Tax Commission Ho merAdcock 49 Des Moines Democrat was confirmed to a ixyear term on the Liquor Commission AP Photofax CRITICAL Mariene Bennetts draws complete attention of a customer and waiter as she passes a police censor test by wearing a f ilmy gown over undergarments at a San Francisco restaurant Police had ordered a stop to the fashion a high light of the businessmans luncheon but then decreed it was so long as the gowns remain city to purchase a transit sys tem and also lease such a sys lem lo priyate operators The bill previously given House approval was passed by the Senate Monday and re turned lo the House for concur rence of amendments In effect the bill would give transit systems the tax savings of municipal ownership and the efficiency of private operation Under the Senate amend ments contracts for leasing the systems would be open to com petitive bidding Hartley Man Held on Charge of Stealing Animals EMMETSBURG C 29 Hartley waived pre iminary hearing when ar before Justice of the eace E P Ellis Monday on a harge of larceny of domestic nimals Hirt was bound over to the rand jury and released under bond Sheriff Richard Miller filed le charge in connection with ic theft of a number of pure Gunman Gets in Holdup at Cafe GENEVA Minn UPI A lone gunman robbed the Cotjfusc to pay welfare money lo tage Cafe of S1I5 early TUCKneedy families that move into GOV LOVELESS meanwhile igned a bill wiping out the tates controversial notice to epart law a carry over from le beginning days of social elfare legislation Both Democrats and Republi ans had listed the measure as ne of the important pieces of gislation to pass this session f the Legislature By eliminating the notice lo epart the Legislature abol hed the practice of permitting ouniy welfare officials to re Mason City Considerable cloudiness day Occasional showers like ly Tuesday night iow lower 30s Not quite so warm Wed nesday highs upper 40s Iowa Considerable cloudines through Wednesday Shower and thunderstorms Tuesday night and extreme east Wee nesday forenoon Lows Tues day night lower 30s norlh west lo lower 40s southeast Cooler Wednesday highs 45 55 Further outlook Partly cloudy and a little warmer Thursday Minnesota Showers south lit tle temperature change Globe Gazette wealher data p lo 8 Tuesday Maximum Minimum At 8 Precipitation YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 40 33 36 06 Commies Admit Tibet Revolution Still Smoldering NEW DELHI UPI Com munist Chinaadmitted Tues day the Tibetan revolution is slill smoldering and warned for eign nalions chiefly India against interfering in Chinas internal The warning broadcast b Peiping Radio coincided wit reports the Dalai Lama wa nearing the Indian border anr hat he might seek asylum in India once Indias position is clarified The Chinese Communists vere reported seeking to cut off he Dalai Lama in his flight to he border and unconfirmed re orls said the Reds had dropped paratroops south of the Brah naputra River to try to cut him ff The London Daily Telegraph n a dispatch from Kalimpong aid the Dalai Lama was be ievcd to have crossed the great ver into rebelheld areas Ihe Chinese Reds have not previous 2 Die in C re sco Crash 4 Victims at Muscatine A thick blanket of fog that covered the bulk of Iowa Mon day night and Tuesday claimed the lives of six motorists Killed in a crash near Cresce late Monday were Mrs John Beverly Auringer 26 Water loo and her daughter Cynthia 2 A twocar collision near Mus caline Tuesday spelled death for four persons Mr and Mrs Carl Kanke Moline Fred J Will 31 of near Nicholas and William Wrenn Muscatine HOWARD COUNTY Sheriff Percy Haven said the accident near Cresco happened this way A car driven by John D Aur inger 29 Waterloo going east on Highway 9 one half mile west of Davis Corners came up on a semitrailer Because of dense fog he was unable to see the truck until almost upon it He attempted to turn out to pass Ihe Iruck but the right rear of Ihe car caught onthe left rear of the truck The whole right side of the car was torn off and the car overturned on Ihe shoulder of the road His daughter Cynthia was thrown out of and was killed instantly The mother who had been holding the child died of injuries at 6 Tues day at a Cresco hospital AURINGER AND two sons Steven 6 and David 4 were lospitalized in condition fairly good Freeborn County Sheriff Everett Stovern says the man about 30 had an Army blanket draped around him when he entered the cafe Beneath the blanket was a pistol The three employes were forced to give him the money from a cash register then go outside with him while he escaped by car Ihe county from another stale or another section of Iowa Loveless also said he has asked Atty Gen Norman Erbe to rule on the constitutionality of a bill which would ban the sale of cars in Iowa on Sunday Loveless has branded the bill approved by both houses as discriminatory Missouri Man Dies in Iowa Accident BLOOMFIELD Elhel Beeler 19 Lancaster was crushed to death beneath overturned livestock truck in a twotruck collision Monday about two miles north of the IowaMissouri line on Highway managed to penelrale SAME While fHr no tnffio death In put 21 hourl fred Hampshire pigs from the arm of Fred Goodchild and ons near Mallard March 25 The sheriff said Hirt signed a lalemenl admitting the theft Four of the missing pigs were found at the Hirt farm and four he Census Bureau Monday saidiothcrs were found at the Iowa The driver of the truck Les er Fritz 60 Belleville was not injured The truck be onging to Paoli Mills fiasco was slightly damaged Havensaid no inquest would e held Mrs Auringer was the daugh er of Mr and Mrs Alaurice Meyers Waterloo formerly of the New Haven area Auringer is the son of Mr and Mrs Floyd Auringer Riceville They had spent the Easter weekend at his parents home and were re turning lo Waterloo when tha accident occurred IN THE ACCIDENT at Mus catine Mrs Kankes husband Carl received two broken legs and other injuries Also injured was Kenneth Nussbaum Mus catine The three Iowa men were eastbound toward the QuadCi ties where they are employed Mr and Mrs Kanke were west bound The Kankes were on their way to Sigourney to attend a funeral iat Iowa collected for very man woman and child in he stale Slate College Swine Testing Sta lion in Ames Sheriff Miller said UiN7EVEs7 in for a landingat the Los Angeles airport this airliner scatters the rabbit wildlife that abounds the field The wildlife is pro tected by law but trouble Iporns Throngs of rabbits AP Pholofax are killed by the planes every day and their bodies attract buzzards which pose a real threat to aircraft The airlines are protesting the law Presence of U S Troops in Japan Unconstitutional TOKYO OB Minister Nobusuke Kishis government is expected to go direct tp the Supreme Court to seek consti tutional approval for the pres ence of American troops and bases in Japan Kishi called a Cabinet meet ing to discuss the Tokyo Dis trict Court ruling that the securi ty treaty with the United States and companion agreements vip late no war Article 9 in Ja pans constitution Kishi challenged the ruling and said the nations defense around American stand firm until the case is tested in the high est court There was specula lion lhat Kishi would bypass the Tokyo Appeals Court to speed up the ruling t Opposition Socialists long1 I critical of militaryties with the United jubilant at Ihe governments embarrassing position r ;